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Hawker P.1127, Kestrel and Harrier : Developing the World's First Jet V/Stol Combat Aircraft (Paperback)
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This illustrated history covers in detail the design and development of the Hawker P.1127, Kestrel and Harrier. It examines how their designs came together, the flight testing undertaken by the manufacturer and the RAF, and it includes some of the designs, showing alternative and rejected ways of performing the vertical take-off role for the RAF. It considers proposed developments and the Sea Harrier, focusing on the work done in the late 1950s-1970s.
Number of Pages: 152.0